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Overcoming the Cloud Security Barrier for Financial Services

May 10, 2013 |

The private industry least likely to adopt public cloud services for data storage are financial institutions. Holding the most sensitive and heavily-regulated of data types, personal financial information, banks and similar institutions are mostly moving towards private cloud services – and doing so at great cost.

Windows Azure Ready to Take on AWS

Apr 17, 2013 |

After a lengthy incubation phase, Microsoft is finally ready to release its IaaS product into the wild. AWS, look out.

Amazon Web Services Worth How Much?

Jan 8, 2013 |

Australian research firm Macquarie Capital estimates that as a stand-alone business, AWS would be worth $19-$30 billion.

Amazon Highlights Public Sector Prominence

Oct 10, 2012 |

Amazon pulls back the covers on its cloud business, touts public sector adoption.

Government Computing: The Case for Private Cloud

Oct 5, 2012 |

<img style=”float: left;” src=”http://media2.hpcwire.com/hpccloud/eagle_in_the_clouds.jpg” alt=”” width=”92″ height=”75″ />Federal IT departments are faced with some tough challenges these days. Not only are budgets constrained, but mandates are starting to stack up like the tax code. One of the most talked about is the cloud-first mandate, but what kind of cloud will it be?

Public Cloud Market to Exceed $100 Billion by Next Prez Race

Sep 17, 2012 |

Between the ubiquity of Internet-connected devices and businesses looking to expand their reach through digital means, it’s becoming nearly impossible to talk about technology without mentioning “the cloud.” In the last week, two big name analysts have released reports, each predicting a public cloud services market that reaches northward of $100 billion by the next presidential election.

Achieving Federated and Self-Manageable Cloud Infrastructures: A Book Review

Sep 10, 2012 |

<em>Achieving Federated and Self-Manageable Cloud Infrastructures: Theory and Practice</em> provides an analysis of the main issues surrounding cloud federation.

The Bandwidth Bottleneck

Aug 16, 2012 |

Lack of high bandwidth connectivity can severely hinder the use of cloud services for HPC workloads.

Legal Aspects of Cloud Computing

Aug 13, 2012 |

HPC and grid/cloud expert Wolfgang Gentzsch conducts an interview with Paolo Balboni, scientific director of the European Privacy Association and founding partner at ICT Legal Consulting in Milan. Dr. Balboni will be featured speaker at ISC Cloud in Mannheim, Germany, Sept. 26-27, 2012, where he will be discussing the legal aspects of cloud computing.

Implementing Disaster Recovery Within the Education Sector

Aug 6, 2012 |

Current financial pressures have led educational institutions to look for a more sustainable and innovative way of managing their services, this includes the IT infrastructure that underpins the teaching and learning. The author proposes a cloud-based solution for implementing disaster recovery and business continuity at the college level.